Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
1959 VP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR on July - 23.
1960 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls on July - 23.
1961 On this day in history betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open
1961 Esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75 on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage
1964 On July - 23 jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74
1965 On this day in history beatles "Help" is released in the UK
1966 On this day in history cavern Club in Liverpool reopens
1966 On July - 23 napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!"
1966 Donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1967 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires) on July - 23.
1967 On this day in history pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons
1967 On this day in history race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit
1968 On July - 23 fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt
1968 On this day in history pLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane
1968 On July - 23 race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed
1968 On this day in history don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets)
1969 On this day in history deli Floyd, writer, dies
1971 On July - 23 van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60
1972 On this day in history eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France
1972 The first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched on July - 23.
1973 Ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die on this day in history.
1973 Eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1974 Greek military dictatorship collapses on July - 23.
1974 Mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90 on this day in history.
1976 On July - 23 wings release "Let 'em In"
1976 Wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1977 On this day in history washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges
1977 René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79 on July - 23.
1978 Israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas on July - 23.
1979 On July - 23 e Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops
1979 Keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31 on this day in history.
1980 Billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya on this day in history.
1980 River of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter on July - 23.